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Hand Lettering for Inspiration & Encouragement--A Beginner's Guide

Ana Baker, Lettering & Calligraphy Techniques

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13 Videos (33m)
    • Hand Lettering for Inspiration & Encouragement: A Beginner's Guide

      0:57
    • Not Your Average Supply List

      6:08
    • What About Paper?

      2:07
    • Finding Inspiration

      2:44
    • Terms & Guidelines

      1:33
    • Fake Calligraphy??

      2:07
    • Spacing & Consistency

      1:21
    • "Give Yourself Grace" Faux Calligraphy Demo

      3:28
    • Using a Small Brush Pen

      3:50
    • Using a Large Brush Pen

      2:17
    • Love Never Fails Demo

      2:10
    • Composition Making Your Designs Look Good

      3:48
    • Project

      0:45

About This Class

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Have you ever wondered if you could create beautifully lettered pieces of art? You can! Anyone can learn to letter. Yes, really!

In this class, you will learn the basics of drawing letters with various, easy-to-find tools to create interesting hand lettered pieces. We’ll start  with the very basics of forming letters and walk step by step through the process of creating a beautiful and encouraging hand lettered quote.

My name is Ana Baker. I’m a former high school teacher turned stay-at-home mom with a love for all things handlettering. I’m a self-taught lettering artist, and if I can do it, so can you! Hand lettering has been such a wealth of encouragement for me, and it can be for you too!

This class is for beginners and those new to the world of hand and brush lettering.

Materials needed to participate in the class include paper, pencil/pen, a small ruler, and a brush tip marker.

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Ana Baker

Lettering & Calligraphy Techniques

Hi, I'm Ana Baker! I'm a self-taught hand lettering and calligraphy artist with a background in education. I've always loved words and letters and dabbled in calligraphy ever since high school, but really fell in love with the art of lettering in 2016.

My classes focus on practical tips and skills that help your lettering skills grow quickly and organically. Because I am a self-taught artist, I love sharing all of the little things I wished I had known when I first ...

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